A VPN is a service you connect to that sends and receives data across the internet on your behalf. When you set up and enable VPN, all of your internet traffic goes through it, both ways. Ideally, this traffic is encrypted and only the two parties who should have access to the information are able to use it.
Advantages of a VPN
Block ads or create a private session between your and your network.
Access to Restricted Sources
Security and privacy
Safe Shopping Online
We must purchase food, gas, medicine and other necessary items for family, friends or ourselves. In the cashless social, credit cards have become a mainstay. Before shopping online with a credit card at Amazon, Whole Foods, Best Buy and other, take a look at the browsers address bar for the safe and secure symbol. Here are a few tips to keep us safe:
☞ Shop at trusted web sites https://
☞ Try to use Strong Passwords
☞ Protect Browsing- Private or Incognito
☞ Avoid Public Terminal
☞ Protect your WiFi
USPS Informed Delivery Service
Informed Delivery is an application for the US Postal Service. It provides the ability to interact with incoming mail and packages in one convenient location. The messages are sent to via email to your phone, tablet or computer.
Digital snap shot of each envelops
Report missing mail
Schedule emails and or text alerts
Scan the barcode on labels
Leave delivery instructions
Possible Signs of a SCAM
Send a small amount of money to win BIG money.
If they offer to send you money and you are told to keep some for yourself and send the rest elsewhere.
If you are asked to WIRE money to someone you do not know.
If you are asked to use a GREEN DOT card to pay for something or someone you do not know.
If you are asked to provide PERSONAL INFORMATION over the phone and you did not initiate the call.
If you’re asked to DONATE money, rub refuse to send you information in the mail first.
If it sounds TOO good to be true — it probably is!—
Do Not Track
This feature is a component of all browsers for the users to opt out of website tracking. By default this feature is turned OFF except in Private browsing where it is always turned ON.
On your computer, open Chrome.
At the top right (3 dots),
Click More > Settings.
At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
Under "Privacy," check or uncheck Send a "Do Not Track" request with your browsing traffic
Firefox feature lets every content advertisers and providers of sites visited that your behavior is not to be tracked:
Click the menu button ☰ and select Preferences.
Select the Privacy & Security panel.
DoNotTrack-Choose the Always setting.
Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.